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Funding Update: Mind the Gap

We are all breathing a sigh of relief knowing that we were successful in getting the mandated runway work done ahead of schedule. But we still have a long way to go: there is an outstanding funding gap to pay for … Continue reading

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NOTAM extended for centerline markings

The NOTAM was extended once again to allow us to finalize the runway centerlines. Yesterday we had some late morning rain which prevented us from painting. As always, we appreciate your patience as we finish this project!

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NOTAM extension

We continued the work on the runway through Saturday. The only thing remaining before we can officially re-open are the white centerlines on the runway. The original NOTAM has been extended through today. We will update when the runway is … Continue reading

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Runway prep work is done

The airport has been a busy place since Friday. That afternoon and every day since we have been preparing the runway for the slurry job, which starts tomorrow. John Bower has worked especially hard and very long days to get … Continue reading

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Airport slurry resealing scheduled!

We have REALLY good news! The slurry resealing is scheduled for Thursday, July 17…yes, that’s next week! It was originally planned for later in the month but the contractor asked to move it forward and will be giving us a … Continue reading

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Last day for Small Knot campaign!

The Small Knot fundraising campaign is coming to a close. It was open for the last 44 days…where has the time gone? So far we have had 42 generous donors giving a total of $6,250. That’s only 13% of the … Continue reading

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Crowdsource Fundraising Campaign!

Hello Friends of Ocean Ridge Airport, We are proud (and relieved) to announce that our online crowdsource fundraising campaign has been launched! Getting this campaign took months of planning, from requesting donations of goods and services from local vendors to … Continue reading

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Fundraising update and more

Email newsletter from 4/28/2014 Hello friends of Ocean Ridge Airport, I hope this email finds you well. We had a little rain at the end of last week but since then it’s been sunny and pleasant (if not a touch … Continue reading

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Regrowth along the airport

A few weeks ago, Ocean Ridge Airport was host to the South Coast Fire Department for a fire drill. The fields along the north end of the runway were burned up to the edge of the forest. If you go … Continue reading

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Above the fog, beyond the smog

This postcard has been hanging in John Bower’s office for decades.  This picture probably dates to the mid 1970s. You can see that there are not any hangars yet and the clearance to the tree line on the east (tie down) … Continue reading

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